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50th Anniversary Benefit Exhibition Announced at the Guggenheim Museum

Zaha Hadid Architects, London - "Z Wave", 2006 - Digital print on foamboard, 71.1 x 142.4 x 0.5 cm. - Artwork: © Zaha Hadid Architects.

NEW YORK, NY.- Since its opening in 1959, the
Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Guggenheim building has served as an inspiration for
invention, challenging artists and architects to react to its eccentric, organic
The central void of the rotunda has elicited many unique
responses over the years, which have been manifested in both site-specific solo
shows and memorable exhibition designs. For the building’s 50th
anniversary, the Guggenheim Museum invited more than two hundred artists,
architects, and designers to imagine their dream interventions in the space for
the exhibition “Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum”.